Kolkata GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
If a seller offers a discount of 20% on an article followed by another discount of 30%. What is the net discount?
Question 1 Explanation:
The successive discount are 10% and 20%. ∴ The single equivalent discount is 28%.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Shanti Niketan is in
Question 2 Explanation:
On 22nd December 1901, Rabindranath Tagore established his school at Santiniketan with five students (including his eldest son) and an equal number of teachers. He originally named it Brahmacharya Ashram in the tradition of ancient forest hermitages.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Recently, Four Indian airports found a place in the world's 100 best airports by UK-based airline and airport review consultancy Skytrax. Which is not among the four airports?
Question 3 Explanation:
NEW DELHI: Four Indian airports — Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Bengaluru — found a place in the world's 100 best airports by UK-based airline and airport review consultancy Skytrax. Clearly, the Adani group which recently took over Mumbai will need to work hard to take Mumbai's ranking up in next year's listing.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When was William Jones arrived in Calcutta?
Question 4 Explanation:
Sir William Jones arrived in Calcutta on 25 September 1783 as a Puisne Judge of the Old Supreme Court.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The first jute mill was set up near Kolkata in
Question 5 Explanation:
Complete answer : India's first jute mill was established in 1854 in Rishra, Kolkata.
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Of which state is Kolkata the capital city?
Either (A) or (B)
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 6 Explanation:
Kolkata, Bengali Kalikata, formerly Calcutta, city, capital of West Bengal state, and former capital (1772–1911) of British India. It is one of India's largest cities and one of its major ports.
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
KOLKATA IS FAMOUS FOR ITS.....AND.....
All of the above
Question 7 Explanation:
Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta, is the educational, commercial and cultural centre of the Eastern part of India, and is the third most populous metropolitan city of India. Kolkata is a pioneer in the field of drama, arts, theatre and literature with several nobel laureates contributing to the Kolkata culture.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In 1911, where has the capital been shifted from?
Calcutta to Delhi
Bengal to Calcutta
Calcutta to Trivandrum
None of the above
Question 8 Explanation:
Delhi was officially announced as the capital of British Raj by the then-Emperor George V, on December 12, 1911. The capital was shifted from Calcutta as Delhi was the financial and political seat of many earlier empires and was located closer to the geographical center of India.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which college Narendranath first studied?
Scottish Church College, Calcutta
Presidency college, Calcutta
Bethune college, Calcutta
University of Calcutta
Question 9 Explanation:
Narendranath moved to Scottish Church College, then known as the General Assemblies Institution. College records say that he studied philosophy, English and Bengali from 1881-83 and passed his 'BA First' from here.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Victoria Memorial is located in .....
Question 10 Explanation:
|Façade of the Victoria Memorial|
|Wikimedia | © OpenStreetMap|
|Location||Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
There are 10 questions to complete.